Triple jumper Sands suspended for positive test

Updated: March 17, 2006, 9:14 AM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Triple jumper Leevan Sands, who starred at Auburn and won a bronze medal at the 2003 world championships, has been suspended for testing positive for a banned substance.

Bahamas team leader Bernard Livingstone-Bostwick, speaking at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, said the 24-year-old Sands was "suspended from IAAF competitions until he's been exonerated."

Livingstone-Bostwick said Sands tested positive Feb. 11 at the NCAA indoor championships in ...

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